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New Biomarker Identified in Women with Mental Illness

June 19, 2015

…specific genes that could be a diagnostic indicator of mental illness in female psychiatric patients.

Mental Health is a Casualty of War

December 7, 2017

Mental Health is a Casualty of War UC San Diego School of Medicine launches program to train Jordan’s primary care doctors on how to better treat mental health issues Dr. Wael Al-Delaimy As an epidemiologist, Dr. Wael Al-Delaimy had devoted his career to understanding risk factors that contribute to chronic…

Blood Testing Identifies Biomarkers of Suicidal Thoughts

December 15, 2023

Researchers from University of California San Diego have found that people with depression and suicidal ideation have compounds in their blood that could help identify people at higher risk of becoming suicidal. They also found sex-based differences in how depression impacts metabolism.

Large International Study Supports Common Genetic Contributions to Mental Illness

September 19, 2011

A large international research consortium has identified several new genes associated with both bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Their study, co-authored by psychiatric researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, reveals that common genetic variants contribute to a person’s risk of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

UC San Diego Alumnus Joseph Edelman Pledges $400,000 to Help Students Facing Mental Health Challenge

November 12, 2015

…to Help Students Facing Mental Health Challenges According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, one in every four young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 has a diagnosable mental illness, including depression, anxiety, eating disorders and addictive behaviors, among others. At the University of California, San Diego,…

People with Schizophrenia Left Out of Longevity Revolution

September 15, 2017

A team of researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System analyzed published longitudinal studies of mortality in schizophrenia that met their strict research criteria and found that the mean standardized mortality ratio – a measure of the mortality rate in…

The Ways of Wisdom in Schizophrenia

February 14, 2019

Researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine report that persons with schizophrenia scored lower on a wisdom assessment than non-psychiatric comparison participants, but that there was considerable variability in levels of wisdom, and those with higher scores displayed fewer psychotic symptoms.

UC San Diego Health Joins Leading National Network Targeting Depressive Illnesses

September 30, 2015

…improved treatment options for people with depressive and bipolar illnesses. UC San Diego Health joins 22 other institutions in the nationwide nonprofit network.

$10M from InnerScience Research Fund Will Fuel Study on Meditation to Combat Disease

May 16, 2023

InnerScience Research Fund has committed to provide up to $10 million to the University of California San Diego over the next five years to support research on how meditation may impede the progression of serious terminal and chronic illnesses that affect millions of people each year.

UC San Diego to Study Accelerated Aging in Schizophrenia

June 5, 2012

Researchers at the Stein Institute for Research on Aging at the University of California, San Diego have received a $4 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, to study accelerated biological aging in schizophrenia.

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